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Topic # 102708 20-May-2012 16:35 Send private message

At present I have a hylaFAX setup in a stand alone box faxing through a supported Linksys device.

I was interested to see if I can decomission this and use the free fax for asterisk.  I got a free license from Digium, and installed it, but can't send a fax successfully.  Get an error with call ended prematurely.

Anyone got this working?

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  Reply # 627986 20-May-2012 17:34 Send private message

I used to use it but its not that reliable, especially for incoming.







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  Reply # 627989 20-May-2012 17:40 Send private message

Which sip provider did you get it working with?

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  Reply # 628001 20-May-2012 18:40 Send private message

It's a great product that works exceptionally well for incoming. I don't use it for outgoing since I don't have a need.




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  Reply # 628017 20-May-2012 18:57 Send private message

I haven't tried inbound fax .. since I already have virtual fax numbers with 2talk and VFX.  But I have read the same, it is said to be very reliable for inbound fax.

I would have thought that if one can send to VFX, it should always work since they would be decoding and sending the fax out on analogue lines?



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  Reply # 628051 20-May-2012 20:33 Send private message

Just tested inbound faxing and that works.  So, issue remains with outbound only so far.

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